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A Risk-Benefit Analysis for Workplace Self-Identification

February 14, 2023

By: Marcelle Clavette and Jasmine Beecham 

This is part 2 of our 8-part blog series, Psychological Safety and Advancing Workforce Equity.

An employee’s perspective on workplace culture plays a particularly important role in self-identification...

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OMB Requests Comments on Proposal for Revising Race and Ethnicity Standards

February 10, 2023

By: Sheryl Harmening

On January 26, 2023, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)announcedits proposal for updating the standardsused for collecting race and ethnicity data.OMBmost recently updated these standards in 1997 through Standard ...

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Proposed SEC Ruling on ESG Disclosure for Investment Firms

February 07, 2023

By: Tyler Wurtz 

In June 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC) announced a proposalto enhance Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG) reporting for investment companies and advisors. The proposed rule would amend rules under the...

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OFCCP Provides Last Chance to Object to Release of EEO-1 Data

February 06, 2023

By: Sheryl Harmening 

Update as of February 14, 2023:

On February 14, 2023, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) extended the deadline to confirm objections to the release of EEO-1 reports to March 3, 2023, from February 17,...

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California Publishes Updated FAQs on Pay Data Reporting

February 01, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf 

On Friday, January 20, 2023, the State of California published updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the pay data reporting that employers must do. These FAQs were meant to respond to questions surrounding changes...

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Certified Contractors on CSAL Eligible for Administrative Closures

February 01, 2023

By: Joanna Colosimo, Cassie Alfheim, and Leilani Seged 

DCI has confirmed with the National Office of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) that,in accordance with the published Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL)...

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Introduction to DCI’s Blog Series: Psychological Safety and Advancing Workforce Equity

January 31, 2023

By: Tyler Wurtz and Marcelle Clavette

This is part 1 of our 8-part blog series, Psychological Safety and Advancing Workforce Equity

Employers are increasingly taking a holistic approach in studying workforce equity, with a goal ofidentifying...

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2022 EEO-1 Filing Delayed Until Mid-July

January 25, 2023

Update: On June 30, 2023, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) delayed the filing period for the 2022 EEO-1 data collection once again.  According to its website, the filing period will begin in the fall of 2023.  Please see our blog on...

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Increased Federal Focus on Artificial Intelligence in Employee Selection

January 25, 2023

By: Dave Schmidt, Amanda Allen, and Bre Timko

Recently, New York City’s law related to the use of automated employment decision tools (where hiring/promotion decisions involve algorithmically-driven mechanisms) has garnered much attention. Other...

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OFCCP Scheduling Letter Series Part 5/5: Other Key Proposed Changes to the Scheduling Letter

January 24, 2023

By: Kristen Pryor and Joanna Colosimo

The proposed changes discussed below focus on OFCCP asking for additional information at the outset of a compliance review, ostensibly to provide clarity to contractors about what is expected but also creating a...

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OFCCP Proposed Scheduling Letter Series Part 4/5: Compensation Reporting Revisions

January 19, 2023

By: Zach Olsen and Lisa Harpe 

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program’s (OFCCP) proposed scheduling letter makes substantive additions and revisions with regard to reporting compensation for the desk audit submission. In this blog we will...

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Selection Procedure Documentation, Additional Reporting Obligations on Promotions & Terminations

January 19, 2023

By: Kristen Pryor and Zach Olsen 

Some of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program’s (OFCCP) most notable proposed changes to its supply and service (S&S) scheduling letter relate to the new requests for selection procedure documentation...

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